Lecturer in Functional Skills

  • Job Reference: SHF261
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2024
  • Website: http://www.onlyfe.co.uk
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: £29,820 to £36,749
  • Sector: FE Lecturer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Lecturer in Functional Skills 

Salary: £29,820 - £36,749

Contract: Permanent

Location: Sheffield 

Hours: 37 Hours X 52 Weeks 

Part time applications will be considered. 

The Sheffield College is a further and higher education institution dedicated to providing academic, vocational, and professional qualifications to approximately 13,000 young people and adults annually. Our mission is to transform lives through learning, advocating for inclusivity and diversity at every step.

About the Role

It is an exciting time to be joining the Academy of Pre-Technical and Skills for Living and Work. As an area of growth, you will be joining a team of people committed to helping those who are disadvantaged grow in confidence and realise their potential through learning. 

We are a passionate and dynamic team, and we are looking for individuals who can bring enthusiasm, spirit and creativity to the area. 

No two days are the same in the academy and each team member plays a vital role in ensuring our young people achieve and progress. If you believe that education is key to raising aspirations and expectations then this is the academy for you.

As a Functional Skills Main Grade Lecturer in our dynamic and rewarding team, you'll play a key part in developing the skills of our young people to help them progress to their next steps.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Planning, delivery and assessment of Functional Skills from Entry Level to Level 1
  • Developing personalised and innovative lessons to break down barriers to learning and support learner success
  • Use a Quality Teaching First approach to ensure an inclusive environment for all of our young people
  • Support curriculum development and IQA processes
  • Help to raise aspirations of our young people

Skills & Knowledge

We strive to be an inclusive employer and welcome applications from individuals who believe they can contribute effectively to this role. While not mandatory, we are particularly interested in candidates who embody the following qualities:

  • Passionately believe that learners from all backgrounds & situations, however complex, should have the right to an excellent level of education, and want to work with them to break down barriers and build success
  • Have experience of working with young people who have barriers to learning and need a personalised approach to enable them to access education and learning
  • Have patience, empathy and a willingness to be flexible in your approach to planning and delivery

We welcome applicants who are new to teaching and can bring other skill sets to the role to support this cohort of young people.

What We Offer 

  • Pension contribution of 28.6%
  • Work-Life Balance - Enhanced Holiday Entitlement  
  • A Supportive Environment - 2 Week December closure for all employees 
  • Sustainability - Cycle to Work Scheme   
  • Supporting employees at all stages of life - enhanced Maternity & Paternity Policies  

& Many More!

Reach out for assistance with your application or inquiries about working with us.

We appreciate your interest and look forward to getting to know you!   

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Next Steps: 

Closing Date: 14/07/2024 

Interview Date: Week commencing 22nd of July 2024 

Please note that any internal staff currently at risk will be considered in the first instance

 As a Leaders in Diversity employer, we encourage applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.  

Also, as a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee. If you require any reasonable adjustments or any support at any point throughout the process, please contact us via the details above. 

We are an employer who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS